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Government Of Assam Department of Cultural Affairs Directorate of Cultural Affairs

Artist Pension, Family Pension, Ex-Gratia Grants

  • "Assam Award of Pension to Artists and Special Pension to their Families Rules" was introduced to:

    • Provide pension / financial grants to the Artists of Assam as a token of recognition to their outstanding contribution in the field of Art & Culture.
    • To provide pension/financial grants to the indigent families of artists who have made outstanding contribution.

    Details of Artists Pension, Family Pension and Ex Gratia Grants during the year 2016-17

    S.l No.SchemeNo. of beneficiariesAmount
    1Artist Pension70Rs 8,000/- (per month)
    2Ex-Gratia Grant50Rs 50,000/-
    3One time special Financial assistance to families to deceased Artist15Rs 8,000/-